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Director of Human Resources

Job Information
DateMarch 23, 2017
TypeFull Time
CompanyAwasis Agency of Northern Manitoba
LocationWinnipeg or Thompson, MB
CategoryBusiness / Management
ClientLegacy Bowes Group
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Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba

Director of Human Resources
Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba

The Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba is mandated by the First Nations of Northern Manitoba CFS Authority to provide a continuum of preventive, support, maintenance and protection services to children and families in 11 First Nation Communities in Northern Manitoba, as well as in Winnipeg and Thompson.

Based in Winnipeg or Thompson, The Director of Human Resources (HR) will play a lead role in developing, implementing, and evaluation of HR policies and procedures in collaboration with Senior Management, Board of Directors and HR Coordinators. The incumbent will develop an HR plan to support the goals and objectives of the Agency.

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Director of HR will provide and facilitate a wide range of HR services to the Awasis Agency’s employees in our various locations and offices; be responsible for the maintenance, implementation, development and consistent application of HR policies and procedures; provide guidance, support and direction to the Senior Management Team regarding all HR matters; and represent the Agency on internal and external committees or working groups, as assigned by the Executive Director.

The Director of HR supervises 2 HR Coordinators, and as a team will provide a wide range of service comprised of:

  • Performance Management
  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Employee Attendance
  • Human Resources Coordination and Planning
  • Work Place Safety & Health
  • Training & Development
  • Employee Communications
  • Benefits Administration
  • Compensation


  • Degree or diploma in Business or Human Resource Management or related discipline
  • Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) designation is an asset
  • 10 or more years of progressively responsible related work experience
  • 5 or more years of experience in a senior HR management capacity


  • Demonstrated understanding and respect for Aboriginal culture
  • Extensive knowledge of employment standards and related legislation and common law
  • High level of commitment to First Nations’ control over services to children and families within their jurisdiction
  • Comprehensive knowledge of child welfare theory and practice and demonstrated experience in the development and provision of education and training within child welfare environments
  • Proficient in a variety of computer technology and software
  • Ability to speak Cree and/or Dene is a definite asset

If you would like more information about the Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba, please visit  For more information about the position, please contact Paul Croteau, Managing Partner, Legacy Bowes Group at (204) 934-8821.

If you believe you can make a strong contribution to this organization as Director of Human Resources please submit your resume in confidence to quoting position #173140.

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